Vulcan

7365
Nominal Guns28B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.9.1690BWAS-1603
Acquired21.2.1690/91BWAS-1603
First Commissioned23.2.1690/91B028
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Ship Class1690 Program FireshipsB028
Constructor Jonas Shish (d.1674/75)BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFireship B028
Sunk as Breakwater10.8.1709B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck91' 2"Imperial Feet27.7876 
Length of Keel80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Breadth25' 4 ½"Imperial Feet7.6327 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen274Tons BM 

Armament


21.2.1690/91Broadside Weight = 86 Imperial Pound ( 39.001 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.12.1690115Design Complement

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
23.2.1690/91 - 20.9.1693Captain Joseph Soanes (d.1737): on board from 21.5.1691BWAS-160320.9.1693 - 16.11.1696Captain William Hockaday ADM 6/3/158
Confirmed 20.5.1696
BWAS-1603
13.1.1696/97 - 14.1.1696/97Captain William Hockaday Transfered ADM 6/4/61ADM 6/415.1.1696/97 - 1.10.1697Captain Christopher Coulsea (d.1698) Transfered ADM 6/4/62ADM 6/43.2.1697/98 - 5.5.1699Commander John Watkins (d.1707) Transfered ADM 6/5/4BWAS-1603c.6.5.1699 - 30.11.1699Captain William Bokenham (d.1702) ADM 106/525/203ADM 1064.4.1701 - 5.9.1701Captain Richard Culliford (d.1738) ADM 6/6/84BWAS-160319.11.1701 - 13.10.1702Captain and Master John Balchen (1669/70-1744) Transfered ADM 6/6/121ADM 6/614.10.1702 - 25.11.1702Commander John Clifton (d.1723) ADM 6/7/62
Confirmed 11.11.1702
BWAS-1603
11.1.1702/3 - 1.2.1705/6Commander John Clifton (d.1723) ADM 6/7/76ADM 6/76.2.1705/6 - 16.3.1706/7Commander William Faulknor (d.1724/25) Transfered ADM 6/8/228ADM 6/818.3.1706/7 - 20.12.1707Commander William Ockman (c.1670-1740) ADM 6/9/102
Confirmed 20.11.1707
BWAS-1603

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.3.1698 - 13.12.1699Lieutenant Edward Thompson ADM 6/5/13ADM 6/54.4.1701 - 30.4.1701Lieutenant Joseph Berry ADM 6/6/84ADM 6/61.5.1701 - 3.8.1701Lieutenant Arthur Delgarno (d.1731) Transfered ADM 6/6/93ADM 6/64.8.1701 - 5.9.1701Lieutenant Robert Stiles ADM 6/6/110ADM 6/619.11.1701 - 20.1.1701/2Lieutenant Nathaniel Douse Transfered ADM 6/6/121ADM 6/63.2.1701/2 - 3.5.1702Lieutenant Robert Costaigne ADM 6/7/5ADM 6/74.5.1702 - 2.11.1702Lieutenant Thomas Smart (d.1722) ADM 6/7/32ADM 6/73.11.1702 - 25.11.1702Lieutenant Thomas Graves (d.1755) ADM 6/7/66
Confirmed 15.12.1702
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 19.8.1704Lieutenant Thomas Graves (d.1755) Transfered ADM 6/7/77ADM 6/718.8.1704 - 9.7.1707Lieutenant Walter Hooper ADM 6/8/102
Confirmed 19.10.1704
ADM 6/8
10.7.1707 - 20.12.1707Lieutenant Francis Cooper (d.1733) ADM 6/9/107
Confirmed 12.12.1707
ADM 6/9

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
21.1.1693/94 - 26.3.1694Master John Blixard (c.1666-?) Transfered ADM 107/1/95ADM 107/1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
30.9.1693 - 20.1.1693/94Master's Mate John Blixard (c.1666-?) ADM 107/1/95ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1693In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1696In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1699In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
16.11.1699Paid offADM 33
5.9.1701

Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard

ADM 106
25.11.1702Paid offADM 33
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
20.12.1707Paid offADM 33


Notes on Ship


Build locationBWAS-1603
built at the Lower GLobe Dock, Rotherhithe

 

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